5 Ways to Make Bone Broth Actually Taste Good

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Benefits of Bone Broth Bone broth is a wonderful, traditional food rich in minerals, collagen and amino acids, nutrients often lacking in the standard American diet. As a part of gut healing diet, or simply used as warm, winter drink, drinking cup after cup can get a little boring.   How to Make Bone Broth We prefer to make bone broth in …

4 Steps to Heal a Leaky Gut

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Leaky gut is a term used to explain many gastrointestinal and immune disorders. Essentially, a leaky gut is when the ‘gates’ from your intestines to your bloodstream are broken. There is a hole big enough to let microbes and toxins through that should not otherwise be allowed in. Gluten exposure is one cause of a leaky gut. And that’s just …

3 Mistake Every CrossFitter Makes

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We’ve all been there, making progress every week, hitting PRs every month…it’s an addicting ride, for sure. One that I’m very familiar with! But eventually the progress stops and we wonder WHAT ELSE we need to be doing to keep the progress-high going. Instead of adding programs and squat cycles and accessory work onto your training, what if we pulled …

3 Times We Should Never Detox

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Our body is constantly detoxing on it’s own. However, our lack of nutritious food & increase in exposure to environmental toxins has landed us in state of increased toxic burden. To improve our body’s detoxifying innate ability, we can reduce eposure to inflammatory foods & toxins, increase our intake of certain vitmains, minerals, phytochemiclas, and amino acids, & also improve …

Food Sensitivity Tests: what you need to know

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Are you experiencing any gas, bloating, acne, excess mucous production, cravings, brain fog, or uncomfortably painful cramping after eating? I know I certainly had all these symptoms of poor gut health and food sensitivities and it’s a miserable journey! At the time, I was 3 years deep into competitive CrossFit, crushing 300g of carbs on a daily basis, and stressed …

Flunking your Monthly Period Report Card?

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We’ve all got that friend who floats blissfully, month to month, never experiencing a cramp, ache, pain, bloat, mood swing, or other frustrating PMS symptom. Hell, she’s probably never had to buy a super plus tampon in her life! Bless this woman, seriously though, because now you realize that it’s possible! Dont believe us? Perhaps we need to think differently …

Water Retention Explained

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One sign that your adrenals need some love is unexplained water retention. Hard to take your rings off your swollen fingers?Noticing indents in your ankles left by your socks?What about waking up puffy and inflamed after just one glass of wine? These could all be signs that your adrenals are dysfunctional…here’s why: The adrenals work to increase blood flow throughout …

Beginner’s Guide to Natural Birth Control

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In previous posts, we’ve talked at lengths about the ins and outs of tracking our cycle, basal body temperature, and cervical fluid to determine our FERTILE WINDOW (ie, when we should ‘suit up’ during sex if we don’t want babies). You can find those detailed, step-by-step guides here and here. We know how frustrating it may seem to add yet …

Are You Out of Balance?

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Balance is dynamic. In chemistry, we call this equilibrium where constantly changing, but opposing forces are balanced. The opposing forces of our life are ever-changing throughout our life cycles and vary depending on our careers, health, bank accounts, and other ‘minor’ things like having kids etc Some of us have moments of zen, bliss and peace – a fleeting existence …